Photo Gallery of ‘Guo Pei: Couture Fashion’
Legion of Honor Presents Astonishing ‘Guo Pei: Couture Fashion’
China’s premier fashion designer Guo Pei knew her structural, intricately embroidered couture gowns belonged in a museum. So did the people in charge of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, who have staged the largest presentation of her 40-year career titled, “Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy.”
Press Release: Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy to Transform the Legion of Honor
designer Guo Pei creates a couture fantasy that fuses the influences of China’s imperial past with export art, the grandeur of European court life, architecture, and the botanical world.
At the de Young: Fashion Designer Patrick Kelly’s Brief but Influential Career
For fashion designer Patrick Kelly, it was all about the buttons – the mismatched ones adorning his signature body-conscious knit dresses and the metaphorical buttons he pushed addressing race, class and sexuality.